DePauw University seeks Visiting Assistant Professor of Education with with a focus on peace and conflict studies

Location: Greencastle, IN
Open Date: Mar 15, 2022

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Description

The Department of Education Studies (EDUC) and the Peace and Conflict Studies Program (PACS) at DePauw University invites applicants for a one-year term position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin in August 2022.  Ph.D. in Education Studies or related field with a focus on peace and conflict studies by the time of appointment. A commitment to teaching undergraduates in a liberal arts setting and evidence of effective and inclusive teaching are essential. The department specifically seeks candidates to teach Foundations of Education and electives in Education Studies and Peace and Conflict Studies that address critical peace and justice studies in education and the role of education and social change in peace movements. Courses may explore questions of violence and non-violence, resistance, movement building, displacement and conflict, praxis, and pedagogy through intersectional, critical, and global lenses. Relevant elective courses may also be cross-listed with other interdisciplinary programs.

Teaching assignment is three courses per semester. The successful candidate will teach cross-listed EDUC/PACS electives based on the candidate’s research and core courses in Education Studies.  Funding is available for professional development and competitive funding is available for research with undergraduate students.

DePauw University is a leading, nationally-recognized liberal arts university dedicated to educating just over 1,600 highly talented, motivated, and diverse students from across the country and around the globe.  Connected to the liberal arts college is one of the nation’s first Schools of Music. For 185 years, DePauw has created an atmosphere of intellectual challenge and social engagement that prepares students for lifelong success.  Located in Greencastle, Indiana, about a 45-minute drive west of Indianapolis, DePauw is a member of the Great Lakes Colleges Association. DePauw has an ongoing commitment to diversity and seeks to strengthen our institution through equitable and inclusive practices.  Please see this profile for more information about DePauw University.

Application Instructions

Candidates should submit a CV, cover letter, sample or proposed syllabus, graduate transcript, and the names and contact information for three references.  All materials should be submitted via Interfolio. Review of applications will begin April 14, 2022.  Please contact Rebecca Alexander [email protected] with any questions.

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